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AACIMP 2011 Neuroscience

  1. 1. VI Summer School“Achievements and Applicationsof Contemporary Informatics, Mathematics and Physics”(AACIMP-2011)<br />Introductory lectures in NS stream<br />August 8, 2011<br />Kyiv, Ukraine<br />
  2. 2. General points<br />AACIMP<br />NS-stream<br /><ul><li>Room: </li></ul>40(3), build. <br /><ul><li>Hours in stream:</li></ul>46 h<br /><ul><li>Code in booklet</li></ul>NS-xx<br /><ul><li>Lecture duration</li></ul>50 min<br /><ul><li>Break duration</li></ul>10 min<br />
  3. 3. History of the stream at AACIMP<br />AACIMP<br />NS-stream<br />
  4. 4. Stream overview<br />AACIMP<br />NS-stream<br />The stream introduces students to the biologically plausible modeling from synaptic transmission up to neuro- & brain- computer interface, including single neuron level, small neural circuits, network and neural populations as well as modes of different structure of the brain. <br />
  5. 5. Program overview<br />
  6. 6. Main concepts of the program<br />NS-stream program<br />AACIMP-2010<br /><ul><li>Actuality and novelty
  7. 7. Diversity
  8. 8. Quality</li></ul>of topics, fields, approaches,teaching methods, studying etc.<br />
  9. 9. Stream structure<br />NS-stream program<br />Courses<br />NS-01 From Cellular neurophysiology to Nonlinear Neural Network and Oscillations (6 h)<br />NS-02Elements of theory for multi-neuronal systems (6 h)<br />NS-03 Amazing Auditory System (2 h)<br />NS-04Brain Computer Interface. Approaches and Methods (4 h)<br />NS-05 Neuron-Computer Interface in Dynamic-Clamp Experiments (6 h)<br />NS-06 Neurotransmitter systems of the brain and their function (4 h)<br />NS-14 Neuroscience Practical Activity (4 h) <br />
  10. 10. Stream structure<br />NS-stream program<br />Lectures<br />NS-07 Phytopathology Modelling(1 h)<br />NS-08 Circadian clock in mammals (2 h)<br />NS-09 Molecular mechanisms of pain (2 h)<br />NS-10 Fluorescent proteins in current biology (2 h)<br />NS-11 Materialise solutions in 3d modeling and rapid prototyping for medical and engineering purposes (2 h)<br />SGC-11 Synchronization of clocks (2 h)<br />Excursion<br />NS-12Excursion to the Bogomolets Institute of Physiology (2 h)<br />Round table<br />NS-13 Discussion on Open Questions in Neuroscience (2 h)<br />
  11. 11. Stream schedule<br />NS-stream program<br />NS-09<br />NS-01<br />NS-14<br />NS-10<br />NS-05<br />NS-12<br />NS-08<br />NS-03<br />NS-07<br />NS-14<br />NS-11<br />NS-02<br />NS-06<br />SGC-11<br />NS-04<br />NS-13<br />
  12. 12. From Cellular Neurophysiology to Nonlinear Neural Network and Oscillations<br />NS-01<br />08.08-10.08<br />Tutor<br />John Rinzel<br />Professor, PhD<br />Professor at New York University, USA Chair Professor of Neural and Cognitive Computation, Tsinghua University, China<br />E-mail: rinzel@cns.nyu.edu<br />Course overview<br />This course is an overview of Cellular Neurophysiology and Modeling, Nonlinear Dynamics of Network Excitability and Oscillations and Cable properties of Neurons.<br />
  13. 13. Elements of Theory for Multi-Neuronal Systems<br />NS-02<br />15.08-17.08<br />Tutor<br />WitaliDunin-Barkowski<br />Doctor of physics and mathematics, professor<br />Chair of Scientific Research Institute for System Analysis of Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia<br />E-mail: wldbar@gmail.com  <br />Course overview<br />The course consists of two parts: representation of continuous values in neuronal systems - two cases of multi-neuronal representation of continuous variables; informational evaluations of neural systems - the theory of evaluation of informational efficiency and informational capacity of neuronal systems.<br />
  14. 14. Amazing Auditory System<br />NS-03<br />11.08<br />Tutor<br />Ruben Tikidji-Hamburyan<br />PhD in computer science<br />A.B. Kogan Research Institute for Neurocybernetics, Southern Federal University, senior researcher;Louisiana State University, Health Sciences Center, New Orlean, USA, visiting researcher<br />E-mail: rth@nisms.krinc.ru<br />Course overview<br />This course briefly introduces structure and function of auditory system and mainly focuses on the problem of sound source localization. <br />
  15. 15. Brain-Computer Interface. Approaches and Methods<br />NS-04<br />17.08-18.08<br />Tutor<br />Tatiana Aksenova  PhD, senior researcher<br />Atomic Energy Center (CEA), France<br />E-mail: tetiana.aksenova@cea.fr<br />Course overview<br />The course familiarizes students with main technologies, tasks and methods in BCI systems. The lecturer highlights the main areas of development of invasive and non-invasive BCI systems, the approaches which are applied, mathematical methods and algorithms. The challenges, problems, prospects of clinical application are discussed as well.<br />
  16. 16. Neuron-Computer Interface in Dynamic-Clamp Experiments<br />NS-05<br />09.08-11.08<br />Tutor<br />Anton ChizhovPhD, senior researcher <br />IoffePhysical Technical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Saint Petersburg, Russia<br />E-mail: anton.chizhov@mail.ioffe.ru <br />Course overview<br />The course proposes the review of biophysically detailed, Hodgkin-Huxley-like models of neurons, their properties and reductions. These properties are essential to control a neuron in a real time during experimental intracellular registrations by dynamic-clamp technique.<br />
  17. 17. Neurotransmitter systems of the brain and their function<br />NS-06<br />18.08, 19.08<br />Tutor<br />EvgeniaBelova<br />Ph.D. in biological sciences, associate professor of physiology<br />A.B. Kogan Research Institute for Neurocybernetics, Southern Federal University, Russian <br />E-mail:   beljan8389@gmail.com<br />Course overview<br />These lectures deal with neurotransmitters, how their activity is involved in brain function. Special attention is given to acetylcholine, glutamate, GABA, noradrenaline, dopamine, 5-hydroxytryptamine and the neuroactive peptides. . <br />
  18. 18. Phytopathology Modeling<br />NS-07<br />15.08<br />Tutor<br />KhaledKhanchouch<br />Ph.D. in biological sciences, assistant researcher<br />University of Tunis <br />E-mail:   khanchouchkhaled@yahoo.fr <br />Lecture overview<br />A brief review of the different models used in plant pathology is exposed in the lecture. The evaluation methods of the disease and the statistical analyses employed in the studies of the plant disease epidemiology are resumed. A practical demonstration using experimental data and a prototype biosoftware are conducted.<br />
  19. 19. Circadian clock in mammals. Searching of membrane target for circadian clock<br />NS-08<br />09.08-10.08<br />Tutor<br />Nikolai Kononenko<br />Doctor of biology, senior researcher<br />Dept. of General Physiology of the Nervous System, Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology, Ukraine<br />E-mail:    ni.kononenko@gmail.com<br />Lecture overview<br />The lecture is dedicated to the problems of cellular and molecular mechanisms of the circadian clock implementation in the mammalian organisms and based on the experimental data, obtained from long-term electrophysiological recordings in multielectrodedishes.<br />
  20. 20. Molecular mechanisms of pain<br />NS-09<br />12.08<br />Tutor<br />Nana VoitenkoD.Sc.in physiology<br />Department of General Physiology of the Nervous System, Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology, Ukraine<br />E-mail: nana@biph.kiev.ua<br />Lecture overview<br />It is found that molecular mechanisms are leading to changes in patterns of action potential generation in primary neurons, modification of synaptic transmission between primary central afferents. These mechanisms of pain are the main subject of this lecture.<br />
  21. 21. Fluorescent proteins in current biology<br />NS-10<br />12.08<br />Tutor<br />PavelBelanD.Sc. in biophysics<br />Department of General Physiology of the Nervous System, Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology, Ukraine<br />E-mail:pasha@biph.kiev.ua<br />Lecture overview<br />The lecture is devoted to a breakthrough in current biology based on the combination of genetic and optical methods to record and control specific events in targeted living cells. A brief introduction is given to ideas and current approaches behind fluorescent proteins, optical super-resolution techniques, quantum dots and optogenetics.<br />
  22. 22. Visiting BogomoletsInstitute of Physiology<br />NS-12<br />12.08<br />The O.O. Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.<br />It is one of the greatest Ukrainian research center in the fields of physicochemical principles of biological systems organization, neurophysiology and physiology of visceral systems.<br />Excursion overview<br />During the excursion participants visit research laboratories of the Institute, get insight into the ongoing investigations, and have possibility to discuss them with scientists of the Institute.<br />
  23. 23. Synchronization of clocks<br />SGC-11<br />15.08<br />Tutor<br />Tomasz Kapitaniak<br />Doctor of physics and mathematics, professor<br />Division of Dynamics, Technical University of Lodz, Poland<br />E-mail:   tomaszka@p.lodz.pl <br />Lecture overview<br />The lecture not only provides a general analysis of random effects in mechanical (engineering) systems, but addresses questions about the nature of randomness, and gives potentially useful tips for gamblers and the gaming industry.<br />
  24. 24. Materialise solutions in 3d modeling and rapid prototyping for medical and engineering purposes<br />NS-11<br />17.08-18.08<br />Tutor<br />DmitriyGorlov<br />M.Sc. In physiology<br />Orthopedic Trainer at Materialise<br />Lecture overview<br />This course is aimed to show the features and methods of 3-d modeling based on CT and MRI imaging and future utilizing of the models for planning and CAD of medical and engineering devices. Innovative systems of pre- and post- operative plans, as well as future analysis of the 3-d models will be discussed.<br />
  25. 25. Practical Activity<br />NS-14, 258<br />16.08<br />Tutor<br />Ruben Tikidji-Hamburyan<br />PhD in Computer science<br />A.B. Kogan Research Institute for Neurocybernetics, Southern Federal University, senior researcherLouisiana State University, Health Sciences Center, New Orlean, USA, visiting researcher<br />E-mail: tikidji_ham@krinc.ru<br />
  26. 26. Discussion on Open Questions in Neuroscience<br />NS-13<br />15.08<br />The discussion on the open questions in Neuroscience summarizes all the issues, problems and visions of contemporary neuromodeling and computational neuroscience, neurophysiology, cellular and molecular neuroscience, behavioral neuroscience, neuron-computer and brain-computer interfaces, introduced in lectures and courses of the stream. <br />
  27. 27. Organizational issues<br />
  28. 28. Main places<br />AACIMP<br />Organizational issues<br />Center (Khreshchatyk)<br />230, 249, 433<br />Stadium “Olympic”<br />189, 199, 411, 427<br />Railway Station<br />465<br />Destinations: <br />
  29. 29. KPI main building<br />AACIMP<br />Organizational issues<br />Daily (except Sunday) from 9:30 to 18:00 participants and tutors may visit the Lounge-room (7), where they can find free access to Wi-Fi, water and tea. <br />The Chart of Ideas — stand for ideas, comments, suggestions of participants and tutors is also there.<br />
  30. 30. Accommodation and Meals<br />AACIMP<br />Organizational issues<br />Restaurant “DomashniaKuhnia” <br />Address:<br />31 Prospect Peremogy<br />Time of a breakfast: 9:00-9:45<br />Time of a lunch: 13:00-14:00<br />Time of a dinner will be changeable and will be announced beforehand by the organizers.<br />Students’ Hostel <br />Address:<br />146 Borshchahivs’ka str.<br />Entrance is permitted till 23:00 and guest visits till 22:00 <br />
  31. 31. Social events<br />AACIMP<br />Organizational issues<br />
  32. 32. General rules<br />AACIMP<br />Organizational issues<br /><ul><li>According to the Ukrainian law it is forbidden to smoke and drink alcohol in public places.
  33. 33. In case of any damage caused to the property of NTUU “KPI” reimbursement of such damages is accomplished at the expense of a person, who had caused that damage.
  34. 34. Organizing Committee is not responsible for any injury, loss of expensive things, documents or unpredicted expenses incurred during the Summer School.
  35. 35. The badge serves as the admission to lectures, actions and places of residence.
  36. 36. Feel free to contact organizing committee for additional informational for example, a code Wi-Fi access in a students’ hostel and in the main building.</li></li></ul><li>Organizing committee<br />AACIMP<br />Organizational issues<br />Stream coordinator <br />Irina Sagaidak<br />Contacts:<br />+38(097) 843 8486<br />summerschool@ssa.org.ua<br />Responsible for a work with participants – Oksana Kutova<br />Responsible for a work with tutors – ZhenyaKuguk<br />Technical support – Petro Vavulin<br />Student Science Association<br />Room 299(15), build.#1<br />+38(044) 454 9243<br />+38(096) 623 7423<br />
  37. 37. Thank you for attention.<br />Questions?<br />E-mail: summerschool@ssa.org.ua<br />Web-site: summerschool.ssa.org.ua<br />